Pelky Name Meaning

Americanized form of Polish or Jewish Pelka. Altered form of French Pelletier; these are frequent in VT.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Pelkey, Pelka, Perley, Belka, Pelly, Zelko, Paley, Pilkey, Pelon

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Pelky Family Origin

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Pelky Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Pelky occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Pelky's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pelky. A less common occupation for the Pelky family was Coal Miner.

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Pelky Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Pelky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pelky in 1956 was 64, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pelky

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